Flat File Database: Definition & Example


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The tables in a flat file database have no _____ between them.

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1. _____ is an example of a flat-file database tool.

2. Even though tables aren't related in a flat-file database, they should have a(n) _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Flat-file databases are used for different reasons and they have certain attributes that make them unique. Gauge your knowledge of these databases and some examples of them using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over:

  • An example of a flat-file database tool
  • What flat-file databases can become
  • Updating the data on a flat-file table with records for a customer
  • Characteristics of the tables in a flat-file database

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on flat-file databases
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how to update data on a flat-file table and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about an example of a flat-file database tool

Additional Learning

To learn more about these types of databases, use the lesson called Flat File Database: Definition & Example. You will be able to review these other topics:

  • What a flat-file database looks like
  • Why these databases are used
  • Flat-file database software